Re: R-beta: Various R Questions and Comments

Martyn Plummer (plummer@iarc.fr)
Tue, 17 Feb 1998 16:42:47 -0000 ()


In-Reply-To: <x2d8gna3d0.fsf@blueberry.kubism.ku.dk>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 16:42:47 -0000 ()
From: Martyn Plummer <plummer@iarc.fr>
To: Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk>
Subject: Re: R-beta: Various R Questions and Comments

On 16-Feb-98 Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
>morse@pobox.com (Doug Morse) writes:
>>     How is one supposed to interrupt a command?  In S-Plus, one uses
>>     the 'Escape' key.  In R, I can press my terminal's Interrupt
>>     key (Ctrl-C), but this only works *once*.  After that, the event
>>     seems to get ignored.  This is a nuicance for two reasons:  (a) I
>>     can't interrupt a command but once in a session, and (b) at the
>>     "> " prompt, I can't press Ctrl-C to abort my many typing errors
>>     but once a session as well.
>
>This is a bug in the readline library. Upgrade to 2.1/3.0.

Call me a mad fool, but I have this problem with RedHat 5.0, which
comes with readline-2.1-5 (aka libreadline.so.3.0).

Martyn
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